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Mailetile
Maletile is 44 years old and married with three children. She has a small garden where she grows taro that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for three years.

Maletile needs a loan to buy to buy chemicals, a wheelbarrow, a gallon water bucket, boots, and a chainsaw. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. Maletile will use the profits from her sales to support her family.

Additional Information

About SPBD

South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) improves conditions for families living in poverty by providing accessible credit, training, and guidance to help them start, grow and maintain micro-businesses, build assets, finance home improvements, and afford to educate their children. 99% of SPBD’s loans go to women, who can borrow in groups to guarantee one another rather than put up collateral.

About Samoa

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 135
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,562,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Mailetile to buy chemicals, a wheelbarrow, a gallon water bucket, boots, and a chainsaw.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 24, 2013
Listed
Nov 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 20, 2014